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Steve Jobs & Apple unveil iPad 2

on March 4, 2011 | Apple iPad | Comments (0)

Steve Jobs has unveiled Apple’s iPad 2 in San Francisco yesterday.

What is new about the iPad 2? Here is a summary:

– Its an all new design, not just a tweak of the 1st gen iPad

– Comes with a new A5 chip, with dual core processors, which is twice as fast the 1st gen iPad

– 9 times faster graphics

– Still has around 10 hours battery life

– This will be one of the first dual core tablets

– 2 built in camera, 1 rear, 1 front facing camera

– Built in gyroscope

– 33% thinner in size than 1st gen iPad at 8.8 mm thick which is thinner than the iPhone 4, and weighing just 1.3 pound.

– It comes in 2 colours, both black and white

Here is a brief snippet of the iPad 2 keynote by Steve Jobs (video from CNET)

Once released to the public the price of 1st generation iPads are expected to drop substantially.


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